William H. Parker, MDWilliam H. Parker, MD
Awards and Honors

Certifications Dr. William H. Parker

  • Fellow, American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 1982
  • Accreditation Council of Gynecologic Endoscopy, 1996 For Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy


  • Best Doctors in America - 1997-2008
  • Top Doctors Book - 1997-2008
  • 1998 - Distinguished Physicians Award Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
  • 1987 - Senior Resident's Teaching Award Santa Monica Hospital Family Practice Residency Program


Clinical Professor, 1995-Present
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles , California

Chairman, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2004-present
Saint John's Hospital and Health Center
Santa Monica , California

Chairman, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1992-1999
Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center
Santa Monica , California

Board of Directors, 2000-present
National Uterine Fibroid Foundation

President, 2000
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Editor, 1997-2003
Journal of American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Editor, 2006-present
Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology


The Rand Corporation, January 1997
Women's Health and Hysterectomy Project

NIH Expert Panel on Fibroid Classification, 2007-2008

Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making, Boston, Mass
Fibroids, Abnormal Bleeding - Benign Uterine Conditions

National Women's Health Resource Center Women's Health Advisory Council

- Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy
- Hysterectomy and Alternatives

Dr. Parker in the News

ABC News: Alternatives to Hysterectomy

More Magazine: The Endangered Uterus (PDF)

CBS Evening News: Keeping Your Ovaries: Video and Web

Ladies Home Journal: Harmful Hysterectomies

US News and World Reports: Hysterectomy Usually Isn’t the Only Choice (PDF)

More Magazine: You Really Do Need Your Ovaries




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